Gen X Doesn’t Think Social Security Will Be An Option During Retirement

Geography: United States Research Source: PwC —Date: July 2015 —Finding: 39% of employees think it is likely that Social Security benefits will be available as a source of retirement income, while 31% believe the benefit will be reduced and 30% think they won’t. 67% of Baby Boomers think Social Security benefits will be available to them […]

All Generations Believes Next Generation Is Going To Be Worse Off

Geography: United States Research Source: PwC —Date: April 2015 —Finding: 64% of Baby Boomers predict that the next generation will be worse off financially. 52% of Generation X and 53% of Generation Y predicts the next generation will be worse off. Recommendations: Most employees don’t expect things to get better for the next generation. The predicted […]

Retirement Confidence Up, Retirement Expenses Up

Geography: United States Research Source: PwC —Date: April 2015 —Finding: 43% of people in 2015 are confident they can retire whenever they want. 40% of people in 2014 are confident they can retire whenever they want. 35% of people in 2013 and 27% of people in 2012 are confident they can retire whenever they want. 35% […]

People Want Respect And Trust In The Workplace

Geography: Global Research Source: ManpowerGroup —Date: April 2015 —Finding: 59% of employees want mutual trust from their colleagues at work, 48% want respect for their knowledge, 46% want a relationship of equals, and 41% want transparency. 65% of Baby Boomers expect mutual trust from their colleagues, compared to 61% of Generation X and 51% of Millennials. […]

Career Aspirations By Generation And Country

Geography: Global Research Source: ManpowerGroup —Date: April 2015 —Finding: 45% of employees aspire to achieve work/life balance, while 17% aspire to be the best at what they do. 55% of employees in Europe aspire for work/life balance compared to 37% of people from Asia Pacific, and 35% of people from North America. 14% of millennials […]

Gen X Is Viewed As Best Equipped To Manage And The Most Hardworking

Geography: United States, Canada —Research Source: Staples Advantage & WorkplaceTrends.com —Date: June 2015 —Findings:  54% of Americans, and 60% of Canadians, said that Gen X is the generation most equipped to manage teams or employees. Only 10% of Americans, and 7% of Canadians, said baby boomers and 12% of Americans, and 13% of Canadians, say millennials. 42% […]

Millennials And Gen X Rely On Mobile Over Boomers For Job Searching

——Geography: Global —Research Source: Indeed —Date: December 2014 —Findings: —73% of millennials conduct a mobile job search versus 71% of Gen X and 48% of baby boomers. —52% of boomers job search on their desktop computer versus 29% of Gen X and 27% of millennials. —Millennials search for jobs most on Monday mornings, while Gen […]